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The Visible World

3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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In language that is direct as the noon-day sun Toronto’s Poet Laureate, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco returns to the wilderness terrain of his Trillium nominated The Dark Time of Angels to ask difficult questions of an acutely examined life. The Visible World is a metaphysical journey through the landscape of a traitor heart with its primal urgencies a
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Paperback, 59 pages
Published March 20th 2006 by Mansfield Press
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Toni
Sep 01, 2013 Toni rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2013
A lot of attention to the dead -- always one of my favorite topics. I'm partial to the shorter poems ("The Poems the Dead Get," "About This Life," "Doing Funerals," "In Search Of"). Some memorable and moving lines, such as:

my mother is buried
so many miles away in my heart;

-- from "In Search Of"

But overall, I tired of so much of the same sentiments and vocabulary.
Eleanor
Jun 13, 2008 Eleanor rated it liked it
Very hit-and-miss. Like a tougher, more direct Billy Collins when he's good.
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